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14.1 > Network > freerapid (0.9.4)

FreeRapid is an easy to use Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare, Youtube,
Facebook, Picasa and other file-sharing services, include the new ones like

Simply copy and paste your links from a browser to this application.
FreeRapid Downloader will handle the rest itself. No more clicking or uncomfortable waiting.

To use smooth fonts (better appearance), the options " -Dawt.useSystemAAFontSettings=on -Dswing.aatext=true " should be used.

In some distros, the options " -Xmx160m " should be used.

To reduce CPU usage, the option " -Dsun.java2d.opengl=true " should be used.

The options mentioned were added in /usr/bin/freerapid for convenience, simply uncomment the desired option.

Please add /usr/lib{64}/java/bin into your $PATH.

Main Features:

* support for concurrent downloading from multiple services;
* downloading using proxy list;
* support for streamed videos or pictures;
* download history;
* smart clipboard monitoring;
* automatic checking for file's existence on server;
* auto shutdown options;
* automatic plugins updates;
* simple CAPTCHA recognition;
* works on MS Windows (all, include Win7 and Win8), Linux and MacOS;
* easy to use;
* multilanguage interface English, Bulgarian, Czech, Finnish, Portugal, Slovak, Hungarian, Simplified Chinese and many others. Information for translators;
* looks great;
* more than 700 supported sites!; and
* simply works! more over 2 000 000 users can confirm that.

This requires: jdk

Maintained by: Edinaldo P. Silva
Keywords: Java Downloader,FreeRapid,MEGA,Youtube,Other Hosts,
ChangeLog: freerapid


Source Downloads: (a067ecbd37ac7c83a795c34a3dc6388f)

Download SlackBuild:
freerapid.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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